Monthly Archives: November 2010

Forkin’ A!

What can one really say about a Fork-tailed Flycatcher being seen in the area? For the past few days, Cove Island Park in Stamford, Connecticut, has been a temporary haven for this amazing beauty, and today Rob and I (and … Continue reading

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Yard happenings

Today was absolutely gorgeous, and there was no shortage of birds taking advantage of the weather and the food in the yard. They showed off for some pictures that can be seen below. Click on the photos for the entire … Continue reading

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Blood-thirsty Cooper’s Hawk

Well, really just a very hungry hawk! On November 7, 2010, this poor Pigeon bit the dust as an adult Cooper’s Hawk swooped down and had some lunch. Click photo to check out the slideshow, and make sure you are … Continue reading

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Indigo Bunting – new yard bird!

On November 6, 2010, I was counting Juncos out the side window when I looked up on the little wooden fence and came face to face with a female Indigo Bunting. I was so shocked – she was only about … Continue reading

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Monk Parakeets on suet

We have some unusual green visitors in the yard. Monk Parakeets have become quite the regulars at our feeders lately. The highest count has been 5 individuals, but usually there are 2 to 4 birds. Here are two photos:

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